Welcome to the Hancock County Fairgrounds! Our goal is to exceed the expectations of all our visitors and attendees! Our commitment to service and attention to detail that we, and our event partners, give to each event enable us to achieve this goal one event at a time.



The Hancock County District Fair Board thanks YOU!
The Hancock County fair board would like to thank the following people for their contributions to the 2017 Hancock County Fair.   Volunteers are the heart of the fair and we appreciate you

 
FURNISHING BBQ’S:
Winnebago-Hancock Co. Cattlemen, Hancock Co. Pork Producers, Hancock Co. Farm Bureau
ANTIQUE TRACTOR RIDE:
Hancock County Ag Museum
AUCTIONEERS/RING HELP:
JJ Wise, Tom Formanek
AUCTION CLERKS:
Mel Hiscocks, Nancy Jass, Jeanie Purvis,Taylor Kluver, Victoria Schmidt, Nikki Renner
Kiersten Jass
TRUCKING 4-H SWINE; 
Smithfield Foods
TRUCKING 4-H SHEEP & GOATS:  Schmidt Livestock
PANCAKE BREAKFAST:
Prairie Energy Cooperative
DONATING LUMBER:
Garner Lumber
MACHINERY & AUTO DEALERS:
Brakke Implement, Dietering Bros., KC Nielson, Pritchard Auto Company, Stellar Industries, Red Power, Swanson’s Customs, Red Power
QUEEN & PRINCESS FLOWERS:
The Flower Cart, Britt
QUEEN CONTEST SPONSOR:  Ag Peformance, Buffalo Center
QUEEN’S GIFT: Stadheim Jewelers
2017 FAIR QUEEN:
Jade Oberhelman
FAIR PRINCESS CONTEST:
Kathy Larson 
4-H FOODSTAND:
Nikki Katter
SENIOR DAY ACTIVITIES;
Concord Care Center
EXTENSION PERSONNEL:
Victoria Schmidt, Trece Lonneman, Taylor Kluver, Kiersten Jass
OFFICE HELP:
Mel Hiscocks, Christa Tusha
CUSTODIANS:
Gloria Mayland, Paulette Smith
SHOW VETERINARIAN:
Dr. Mike Zaugg
OPEN FLOWER SHOW:
John Bowman, Ellen Tusha, Judy Brozik
FLOWER BOXES & BARRELS:
Melodie Hiscocks, Arnie & Paulette Smith, Orthel Jolly Workers
OPEN TEXTILE AND CRAFT SHOW: Kay Kopacek, Marilyn Leerar
EXTRA EQUIPMENT:
Brakke Implement, KC Nielson, Miller & Sons, Ziegler Cat, Channel Seed, Dietering Bros., Casey Schleusner, 4 Wide Promotions
MOSQUITO SPRAYING:  Mosquito Control of Iowa
FAIR PARADE SPONSOR:  
Town & Country Insurance, Webster City
FAIR PARADE & UGLY CAKE CONTEST:  Linda & Mary Jo Hughes
KIDS RODEO SUPPLIES; 
Char Hanson
WASHING THE BUILDINGS:
Britt and Kanawha Fire Departments
OPEN SWINE SHOW:
Hancock Co. Open Swine Show Committee
4-H HORSE SHOW SPONSORS:
Bills Family Foods, Garner
Family Vet Practice, Farmers Trust & Savings, Garner Saddle Club, Hancock Co Coop Oil, Reliance State Bank, MBT-Forest City, Monsanto-Cindy Greiman, Britt Vet Clinic, Peterson’s Ponies & Registered Haflingers, Wandering River Vet & Ranch, Mayne Salon, Farm Chick Quilts, Crane Canines, Nic Nelson Taylor Kluver
GREASED PIG CONTEST:
IMT Transport, Roger Schmidt,
PARKING:
Beck’s Hybrids, Britt Seed Company, Knights of Columbus of Britt
GOLF CARTS:  Miller & Sons
FIRE DEPARTMENTS/EMT:
Hancock County Fire Association-Klemme, Britt, Garner, Kanawha, and Corwith, Garner Ambulance, West Hancock Ambulance
USE OF REEFERS:
Monson & Sons Trucking
CATTLE TIE OUTS:
StrongHold
GRANDSTAND EVENT SPONSORS:  IMT Transport, Bayer Crop Science,Brakke Implement, Verbrugge Farms, Mark & Don Hejlik, Sents Pioneer Seed, Hueneman Farms, Lake Mills MotorSports
GRANDSTAND EVENT VOLUNTEERS:
Top of Iowa Shrine Club, Hope for Brad volunteers, Cerro Gordo County fair board volunteers
GRANDSTAND CONCESSIONS:
4 Wide and crew
KIDS PEDAL POWER PULL:
CF Industries
BOTTLE LAMB SHOW:
Muff Ag Services
BUCKET CALF SHOW:
Casey Schleusner- Mycogen
LAMB/CALF TENT:  Wise Auction Services
BOTTLE BUCKET CALF JUDGES:
Tricia Rosendahl, Oliva Huntley, Trevor Kluver, Nathan Nedved
AG LEARNING CENTER, MYSTERY BAG CONTEST, HOT WING/SWEET CORN CONTEST:
Hancock County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, Brenda Mormann
SKID LOADER RODEO HELP:
Hancock County Farm Bureau, Brakke Implement
TRAFFIC CONTROL:
Hancock County Sheriff Department; Knights of Columbus
PEOPLE MOVERS:
Top of Iowa Shrine Club
FIREWORKS:  Hardcore Construction-Garner, Tom McKinley
WATERMELON SPONSORS:
Iowa State Bank, First Citizens National Bank, Farmers Trust & Savings Bank, Reliance State Bank, Manufacturers Bank & Trust
SWEETCORN SPONSOR:
West View Care Center
SWEETCORN PREPARATION: 
West View Care Center staff & residents
SUNDAY BREAKFAST:
Michael Foods, Will Stromer, Brandon Beenken, Jim Engstler, Rick Burgardt, Josh Crawford, Lori & Mike Fank, George & Marlene Lallak , Floyd Cutshall, Spencer Klooster, Rusty Olson, Mike Kalkwarf, Jim & Jeannie Diekhuis, Deb & Dan Clites
CHURCH SERVICE:
First Lutheran Church-Britt
CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT:
Doug Turner
HANCOCK COUNTY SPEEDWAY:
4 Wide Promotions
FREE ENTERTAINMENT SPONSORS:
City of Britt
City of Garner
City of Woden
City of Klemme
Promotions/ Publicity:
KIOW, KIA, KISS Country, North Iowa Broadcasting, J Brooks, KIMT, Britt News Tribune, The Leader, Globe Gazette
HELP THROUGHOUT THE FAIR:
Josh & Jenna Eisenman, Steve, Lucas, Joseph Prohaska, Don, Mark, & Jacob Hejlik, Andrew & Phil Dornbier, Dan & Tucker Barickman, Mike Brooks, Heather & Luke Noble, Sam Gobeli, Sondra Lampe, LeAnn Boynton, Rachel Francis, David Fox, Nate Lemon, Lindsey Burgardt, Kelly Schmit, Ben Diekhuis, JJ Wise, Jason Arndorfer, Dan & William Stromer, Rachel & Jake Zuehl, Bobbi Bruggeman, Alec Goll, Darrin Carlson, Brenda, Sara, Laura, Brett, & Brenda Formanek, Joel Sankey, Bob Roth, Don, Chris, & Casey Schleusner, Jake & Jessie Pringnitz, Lewis & Nathan Nedved, Mitch Prohaska, Doug & Jason Verbrugge, Kody Trampel, Brandi & Ryan Hiscocks, Mike Kalkwarf, Rachel Francis, Todd Smeby, Ben Diekhuis, Jimmy & Tom Legge, Adam Kline, Cody Witte, J Brooks, Ted Tusha, Taylor Earles, Don & Ryan Eekhoff, Dan Nedved, Jake & Brittney Carlson, Carol Juhl, Kathy Larson, Tim DeWaard, Denny Brumm, Ray Kumsher, Brad Tegtmeyer
     
Thank you to the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, superintendents, clerks, judges, night watchmen, 4-H project leaders, FFA instructors, trophy sponsors, volunteers, families, the residents of Hancock County & the surrounding counties, & the many, many volunteers who helped to make the 2017 Hancock County District Fair operate smoothly.  Thank you parents, leaders, and exhibitors!  There are many people whose help may have gone unseen; however, your contributions were not unnoticed.  We apologize to anyone if we inadvertently omitted your name.  Please accept our apologies and thanks. 
Thank you to our spouses/significant others for your support and understanding during the fair and throughout the year.
 
Hancock County Agricultural Society
Randy Hiscocks
Dave Lampe
Evan Beshey
Andy Bruggemann
Steve Earles
Tom Formanek
Michael Johnson
Max Kalkwarf
Travis Schleusner
Nancy Jass
Kay Kern
Jeanie Purvis
 
Thank you to the 2017 livestock auction buyers.  Your support of the exhibitors and their projects is appreciated!
Algona Livestock
Barickman Snow Removal
Big Brad’s BBQ
Big J Sales
Dan Boehnke Family
Dave Boehnke-Pioneer Seed
Clear Lake Bank & Trust
Wendell & Brenda Davison
Drew & Lauren Davison
Diemer Realty/Britt Vet
Dodds Land & Livestock
Dornbier Trucking
Doughan Trucking
Farmers Trust & Savings
Firsts Citizens Bank
First State Bank
GT Show Pigs
Garner Inn & Suites
Garner Vet
Dan Goll
Matt Graham Family
Cory Greiman-Latham Seed
Sis Greiman
Greiman Livestock
Hancock County Coop Oil
Hejlik Bros.-Don & Mark
John & Becky Hejlik
Hueneman Tire
J3B Farm Partnership
Steve & Nancy Jass
KC Nielson
Kelly Real Estate of North Iowa
LG Seeds- Luke Wilhite
 
Lynn Farms
McNeese Tire
Manufacturers Bank & Trust
Michael Foods
Miller & Sons Golf Carts
Monson & Sons Trucking
New Horizon Coop
North Central Coop
Ollenburg Motors
Olson Ag-Rusty Olson
Pier Genius Boat Docks
Pringnitz Custom
Pringnitz Show Pigs
Pro Farms Transport
Steve & Gina Prohaska
Reliance State Bank
Schleusner/Hejlik Custom Chopping & Baling
Randy & Cindy Schleusner
Schmidt Livestock
Schmidt Family Farms
Rusty Schmidt
Security Savings Bank
Stellar Manufacturing
Stromer Overhead Doors
Stromer Power Sports
Titonka Savings Bank
Kody Trampel
Triad Realty, Dorian Goll
Weiland Farms
Wellik Implement
Wetterling Law Office
Rob & Sheila Willms
Jerry Zwald
 

 

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Location:
2210 Jewell Ave.
Britt, Iowa

Mailing Address:
Hancock County Ag Society
PO Box 55
Britt, IA 50423

 

The Hancock County Fairgrounds brings together the best of everything - entertainment, 4-H, food, music, contests, horse shows, racing and more!  We truly have something for everyone.

Come and enjoy the experience of the Hancock County Fairgrounds, its people, its rural character and its great traditions. The Hancock County Fairgrounds has been an important part of our community, our youth, and our future.